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Seabirds eat plastic because it smells like dinner

Seabirds eat plastic because it smells like dinner Researchers found that seabirds eat plastic debris because it looks and smells like food. Seabirds feed on krill , and it is evident to them that there is prey around when they smell the chemical, so they eat the krill and the plastic the algae are floating on. [Full Article...]

Food rations about to run out in east Aleppo, UN official warns

Food rations about to run out in east Aleppo, UN official warns He added that extending the halts would only help the "terrorists" restore their capabilities. The International Syria Support Group (ISSG) has established the respective taskforces on humanitarian aid delivery and a wider ceasefire. He said he also had the clear impression that Russian Federation would continue its pause in air strikes over the northern city. According to the adviser, the sit... [Full Article...]

The evolution of Amy Adams on view in 'Arrival,' 'Nocturnal'

The evolution of Amy Adams on view in 'Arrival,' 'Nocturnal' Adams feels that as she has gotten older, the film roles she receives have been getting more interesting. Screenwriter Eric Heisserer adapted Ted Chiang's " Story of Your Life ", a few non-spoiler-y details of which can be relayed. As Banks visits more frequently with her two new friends, tension mounts between the USA and other governments over how much information they should share with each ... [Full Article...]

South Africa's Zuma defeats no-confidence vote in parliament

South Africa's Zuma defeats no-confidence vote in parliament The no-confidence motion was tabled by the DA, which argued that Zuma had wreaked havoc on South Africa's "infant democracy" by being involved in various corruption and influence-peddling scandals. His leadership has been hit by scandal after scandal and the ANC experienced its worst drubbing since the end of apartheid during at municipal elections in August 2016. [Full Article...]

Red Wings' lineup vs. Canucks: Riding the hot hand with Jimmy Howard

Red Wings' lineup vs. Canucks: Riding the hot hand with Jimmy Howard The Canucks are 4-1 in their last five games following a win and 1-9 in their last 10 overall while the Wings are 5-1 in their last six following a win and 0-4 in their last four home games. he's just poised under any kind of pressure. Andre Burakovsky broke free down the right side and fired a wrist shot from the top of the circle that Jones trapped under his right arm. [Full Article...]

South Eugene High School Students March to Promote Unity

South Eugene High School Students March to Promote Unity Among them was second-year student David Dorsey from Torrance. "How can we help everybody come to a place where we can be united, and we can create a future that can create a better life for all of us?" Richmond Police Detective Peter Martin said the department worked with the California Highway Patrol, several sheriff deputies from the County and officers from the city of San Pablo to block c... [Full Article...]

Trump doesn't need Congress to start building wall, Giuliani says

After joking that that wasn't the treatment he would've gotten at Manhattan College, Giuliani said the truth of them matter is that these student protesters "are a bunch of spoiled crybabies". It is now his job - and I am confident he will - to bring the country together", Christie said. Asked if he would accept the office of the U.S. attorney general if it was offered, Mr Giuliani told CNN: "... [Full Article...]

Reports of 2 students in headscarves assaulted in US

Reports of 2 students in headscarves assaulted in US Attacks on women in Islamic head scarves, racist graffiti and stories about bullying of immigrant children indicated a backlash against US minorities from Donald Trump supporters after his presidential win. "The idea that a person in your community could be targeted just for wearing a headscarf, which is part of our religion, it's disgusting". Two white males got out of the vehicle and hit the s... [Full Article...]

California Rejects Harsher Condom Laws for Porn Stars

California Rejects Harsher Condom Laws for Porn Stars The state rejected Proposition 60 , which would've made it tougher for porn actors to avoid safe sex. Opponents of the measure argued this would give anyone who decides to sue easy access to the porn stars' home addresses and personal information ― including stalkers ― since many industry actors are also the producers and distributors of the films in which they perform. [Full Article...]

Monday's supermoon extra super; closest in nearly 69 years

Monday's supermoon extra super; closest in nearly 69 years Should clear weather prevail, it will be the most handsome site in many, many years as the Moon makes its closest approach of the 21st Century . Moon cycles were followed closely by these populations to keep track of the passing of time, with every full moon marking a particular moment in the year - and a particular change in nature. [Full Article...]

History of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) stock price after earnings

History of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) stock price after earnings Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT ) reported its last quarterly earnings on Jul 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $1.07/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $1.02/share. The research entity had estimated EPS target of $0.87 for this quarter, and this estimate may not be on the same line as that of First Call EPS projections. [Full Article...]

Google reveals smartphone hardware requirements for Daydream VR platform

Google reveals smartphone hardware requirements for Daydream VR platform The new application, which will be available only for Daydream View users will make every video Virtual Reality (VR) capable and according to the official app description in the Play Store , "reimagine YouTube as a 3D world you can explore from inside". [Full Article...]

Martin Shkreli Shares Unreleased Wu-Tang Clan Tracks After Trump Victory

Martin Shkreli Shares Unreleased Wu-Tang Clan Tracks After Trump Victory Martin Shkreli, that Pharma-bro who bough a cheap HIV drug and spiked the price up 5,000 percent, better prepare himself for a winter vacation because Hell has officially frozen over. But as the unexpected happened overnight, Shkreli took to Periscope - he remains blocked by sites including YouTube and Twitch - to stream a couple of select tracks. [Full Article...]

South Korea Believes A Trump Administration Would Maintain US Policy On North

The action brought harsh criticism from the U.S. He made the comments in a meeting with members of parliament scheduled to discuss the results of the USA presidential election. South Korea's Yonhap News Agency said the test would be created to show the North was not prepared to give up its nuclear weapons programme. South Korea's Foreign Minister, Yun Byung-se, said he believes the Trump adm... [Full Article...]

Soda taxes make clean sweep at ballot box in four cities

Soda taxes make clean sweep at ballot box in four cities Soda taxes were winning approval in four western cities early Wednesday, a trend that suggested the 1.5-cents-per-ounce sweetened-beverage tax passed by Philadelphia City Council five months ago is far from a fluke. It will not apply to diet sodas or naturally sweetened drinks. Philadelphia will begin levying the tax in January 2017. The American Beverage Association is suing to stop that mea... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump sends first tweet as president-elect

Donald Trump sends first tweet as president-elect In his first tweet in that role, Trump wrote Wednesday morning: "Such a lovely and important evening!" The search giant says more searches were performed on the Republican than those for Democrat Hillary Clinton in a majority of the country from Sunday to Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Climate change driving extreme weather: United Nations agency warns

Climate change driving extreme weather: United Nations agency warns So the realization that Trump now holds the cards on U.S. energy and climate policy has sent a collective shudder through climate scientists and policymakers across the globe. He has called for stripping regulations to allow unfettered production of fossil fuels - a key source of emissions - and rescinding the Clean Power Plan, an Obama administration strategy to fight climate change . [Full Article...]

Here's How to Transfer Data From PS4 to PS4 Pro

Here's How to Transfer Data From PS4 to PS4 Pro The measurements of the original PS4 are 275.1 mm x 305.1 mm x 53.1 mm and the PS4 Pro is slightly bigger with 295 mm x 327 mm x 55 mm. Will transfer: Games, apps and saves. We already know that The Last of Us: Remastered will support PS4 Pro, as will Final Fantasy 15 when it releases later this month. The device should help Sony sustain its lead ahead of Microsoft (MSFT) in the video ... [Full Article...]

#Calexit: Californians call for secession after Donald Trump's election victory

#Calexit: Californians call for secession after Donald Trump's election victory In the best-selling "Fallout" series of video games, the New California Republic is one of the many ad-hoc governments that pops up after the world is nearly completely destroyed by a nuclear exchange between the United States and China. [Full Article...]

Pence plane skids off runway on rainy landing

The flight arrived in NY from Fort Dodge, Iowa, where Pence made a campaign stop. According to CNN , Pence reported feeling " about 10 seconds of uncertainty " when the plane was skidding off the runway. Pence spokesman Marc Lotter said Pence spoke with Trump shortly after the landing. "Eastern stop! Stop, Eastern!" a controller said, referring to the Trump plane, before immediately relaying ... [Full Article...]


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